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Overview of IA workflow (please note, this information is for guidance only, standards and processes may change at any time without notice. )
ECN 20111127 - discontinue black/white pdf, issue date - 2011/11/27, effective date of change 2011/12/27. Existing black/white PDFs will not be destroyed, but no new ones will not be created.
Rev Z - change to PDF format, contact information updated
Rev X - updates the change to PPM (parts per million) Quality Plan and added names for new Coordinators in Boston and Library of Congress Scanning Centers.
Rev W - updates the Internet Archive capability is for scanning of yearbooks or items of similar style. There are 4 areas that might create an issue that we have limits on what can be managed - text/images that either run into the center of the gutter or to the edge of the page, glare and Moire. Please review the limits to our process. Effective July 10, 2012.
Rev V - Updated information about OCR, shipping dimensions, cameras, pep, update that IA can not be responsible for Moire effects that come from printing conditions, lighting differences between cameras during image capture, the appearance of small dust spots that might be captured during the photographic process and how to handle special materials.
Rev U - Updated Scanning Centers, contact details. Also engineering change notice that B/W PDFs will not be produced after 12/1/2011.
Rev T - Added minimum bandwidth requirements for 1-scribe scanning centers.
Rev S - Updated file formats, discontinued wm_jp2.zip and _lib_jp2.zip, documentation now reflects the existing process.
Rev R - updated QA Bin size table.
Rev Q - updated March 17, 2011 - correction and update of staff, addition of link for pricing 1 C, page 20.
Rev P - Please refer to 4.b.ii, iii, and iv. for revised compression ratios. A section has been added a section on "over-cropping" 3.d.vii,
Rev O, updated Nov. 10, 2010 - updates contact information
Rev N, updated June 8, 2010 - page 10, section iii, Update on skew and what IA can and can't do.
Rev M - Previous update: Section 1 with dimensions for shipping was updated.
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